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Roman Empire  

Roman Empire

The Italian Drama

July 23rd 2012
"E 'la città degli specchi, la città di miraggi, al tempo stesso solido e liquido, allo stesso tempo aria e pietra." "It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone." (Erica Jong). Italy is a place of trend setting, from Milan fashion, to the famous architecture of Roma. From Venice a city on water, to Sicily a city surrounded by water. Ita ... read more
Europe » Italy

Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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